Great partnerships create great success

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30 years

We are one of the South Island’s leading recruitment and HR specialist firms. We’ve been operating longer in the Canterbury market than any other full service recruitment business.

Growing Canterbury businesses

Established by Managing Director, Felicity Ryan in 1988, Ryan has been 100% focused on helping Canterbury businesses grow for 30 years. 

Ryan’s specialised recruitment and HR services extend to permanent, temporary, and contract vacancies across a wide range of fields:

  • Accounting, Finance and Insurance
  • Customer Service
  • Management
  • Business Support and Administration
  • Engineering, Operations, Civil Construction and Traffic Management
  • Manufacturing, Production, Warehousing and Logistics
  • Sales – Technical and FMCG

We are active members of the RCSA (Recruitment Consulting Services Association), HRINZ (Human Resources Institute of New Zealand) and EEO Trust (Diversity Works NZ).

We’re great listeners, smart thinkers and highly skilled at making life easy.

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    Why choose Ryan

    If you're thinking, "Give me one good reason to partner with you." Our response is simple. "How about ten good reasons?"

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    Meet the team

    The people behind the partnerships. Our heroes of recruitment. The champions of clients and candidates. We'd like you to meet the Ryan Dream Team. Here for you and in it for the long run.

Who we work with

View a small sample of the feedback we get from clients that we have been partnering with to help them grow their business.

  • "Due the very low unemployment rate in Christchurch the labour market is tight and finding the right staff is not easy."
  • "Above all else they are experts in their field and can be relied upon during those peak times."
  • "We have used Ryan Recruitment to service our temporary staffing requirements for over 5 years."